Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at
Thu Dec 11 16:30:32 UTC 2014

Or you can just call Comcast and ask them to turn it off. Or you could 
in the past.

My in-laws did that when they got their new equipment. I don't know 
exactly how they found out it was going to be done - possibly inside 
info due to a relative working for Comcast.

On 12/11/2014 8:05 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:30:00 -0800, "Bob Evans" said:
>> However, I have not studied these new Docsis modems. So how do I shut the
>> xfinitywifi SSID?
> Motorola Surfboard, Netgear WNDR3800, reflash the 3800 with cerowrt. Done.
> And you get less bufferbloat in the bargain.
> (Though the 3800 runs into CPU limits around 60mbits/sec - doesn't bother
> me, as my 20/5 plan is plenty for me except when my cats decide to start
> binging on funny people videos.  But if you've got leads on gear that will
> still have CPU headroom in the 100-200mbit range, contact Dave Taht. :)

Jeff Shultz

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